Grafixx 2016

Confetti and garlands, our fifth festival Grafixx 2016 is coming >>>

Find the entire line-up here or check out all the details on our website www.grafixx.be!

Tickets: 8 euros / VIP weekend tickets (including free tote bag by Anna Deflorian, a brand new sketchbook by Atsuko Ishii, Sarah Vanbelle or Mayken Craenen and the 3rd GRAFIXX portfolio): 25 euros

Friday November 25 | 20:00 – 23:00 | debate, lecture, awards and performance
Saturday November 26 | 12:00 – 18:00 | zine fest, exhibitions, lectures, screenings, workshops
Saturday November 26 | 20:00 – 23:00 | art + music performances
Sunday November 27 | 12:00 – 18:00 | zine fest, exhibitions, lectures, screenings, workshops

DE Studio | Maarschalk Gérardstraat 4 | Antwerpen
Elzenveld | Lange Gasthuisstraat 45 | Antwerpen (across Mechelseplein)

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In case you’ve forgotten what Grafixx is all about – to get inspired by some of the best image makers out there, wander around unusual exhibitions and browse through books you can’t find anywhere else – or in case you’ve never had the chance to visit Grafixx at all… Here’s a little throwback to our last edition.

De Zinerie

Wie GRAFIXX al een beetje mist kan nu terecht bij de ZINERIE: het beste van ons zine fest verzameld in een mobiele kraam! We hebben een blitse vlag, de boeken liggen klaar en onze route is uitgestippeld. Kom kijken op een van onze eerstvolgende stopplaatsen!

09/04 – 10/04/2016 – Les Voizines / Buurtcentrum Lousbergs, Gent
23/04/2016 – Klaxon / ‘t Werkhuys, Antwerpen
30/04 – 01/05/2016 – De Invasie / ‘t Eilandje, Antwerpen
20/05 – 22/05/2016 – Antwerp Art Weekend / DE Studio, Antwerpen
25/06/2016 – De Vrije Markt / Het Bos, Antwerpen

COMING UP:
10/12 – 11/12/2016 – Wobby Wonderland / Incubate, Tilburg

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Kastaar x Marian Van de Weerd

Get your best outfit from the closet for Huis Haas’ very last exhibition at Kornél! This will be a historic moment, so come out and celebrate the beautiful works of Kastaar and Marian Van de Weerd with us one last time before we move on to different grounds.

Kastaar: “Drukdoenerij”
Marian Van de Weerd: “Magical Pancakes”

Opening | Friday January 22 | 18:00 – 21:00
Exhibition | January 24 – March 18, 2016
Kornél | Sint-Lambertusstraat 1 | Antwerpen

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Grafixx 2015

We’re counting down the last weeks, Grafixx 2015 is coming >>>

Make sure to schedule Friday November 20 (evening), Saturday 21 (afternoon and evening) and Sunday 22 (afternoon) in for a weekend of graphic delight – find the entire line-up here or check out all the details on our brand new website www.grafixx.be!

Tickets: 8 euros / VIP weekend tickets (including free tote bag by Jay Cover and the 2nd GRAFIXX portfolio): 20 euros

Friday November 20 | 20:00 – 23:00 | lecture and debates
Saturday November 21 | 12:00 – 18:00 | zine fest, exhibitions, lectures, screenings, workshops
Saturday November 21 | 20:00 – 00:00 | art + music performances
Sunday November 22 | 12:00 – 18:00 | zine fest, exhibitions, lectures, screenings, workshops

DE Studio | Maarschalk Gérardstraat 4 | Antwerpen

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For those who are eager to look back on the best moments of last year’s edition, let our recap video take you back:

CCOOLL – “Poster Show”

A risograph poster series with art by CCOOLL and co-released with Issue Press. CCOOLL is a creative co-operative of internet friends specializing in illustration, photography, art direction & design. Issue Press is a small independent publishing house and risograph print shop based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

artists:
Amanda Jasnoswki | BFGF | Carson Davis Brown | Chris Golden | Cortney Cassidy | Debbie Carlos | Elevator Teeth | Laurie Rollitt | Liam Kazcmar | Lydo Le | Margherita Urbani | Nicole Lavelle | Nous Vous | Paul Windle | Rand Renfrow | Studio Fluit | Taylor Johnson

CCOOLL: “Poster Show”
Vernissage | vrijdag 31 juli | 18:00 – 21:00
Tentoonstelling | 2 – 9 augustus 2015
Kornél | Sint-Lambertusstraat 1 | Antwerpen

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Het Grafisch Kabinet

Tijdens de Mechelsepleinfeesten bouwt Huis Haas op vraag van DE Studio een bestaand pand aan de Schermersstraat om tot Grafisch Kabinet! Snuister op het mini-zinefest tussen handgemaakte boekjes, gezeefdrukte postkaarten en fantasierijke beeldverhalen. Als klap op de vuurpijl kan je tijdens het weekend zélf een illustratie letterpressen onder begeleiding van het analoge drukatelier Kastaar!

Met werk van:
Ward Zwart, Mayken, Ephameron, Cortney Cassidy, Nous Vous, Aidan Koch, Martha Verschaffel, Ulvehund, Park Pardon, Huuda Huuda, Canicola,…

Het Grafisch Kabinet
25 – 26 – 27 – 28 juni 2015 | 14:00 – 18:00
LIIIm³ | Schermersstraat 31 | Antwerpen

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AGATA WLODARSKA / MAYKEN CRAENEN

After a short break we’re back with a new exhibition by local girls Agata Wlodarska and Mayken Craenen. An atmospheric ode to Agata’s beloved Polish grandmother will flow seamlessly into Maykens intuitive collage of image fragments and colorful lines.

The exhibit will open with flowers and drinks on Sunday, April 19 at 18:00 and run until the 5th of July during opening hours of Kornél (MIND YOU – not July 17th as mentioned on the flyer, as Kornél will close for a well-deserved holiday).

NOT TO MISS

In the course of May we’ll organise a second Sunday filled with second-hand clothes and fresh handmade goods especially made for the exhibition including ceramics, prints and accessories. Stay tuned!

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Agata

Agata Wlodarska (°1984) combines paper scraps, fragments of images and fine drawings into illustrations and poetic collages. Her work is cheerful with a melancholic undertone. Agata loves making photographs and observes the details, colors and compositions in the world around her. She is happiest when her desk is filled with crayons, pieces of paper, magazines, pencils, scissors, glue, a cup of tea and when she has plenty of time for ideas to grow.

Mayken

Mayken Craenen (°1987) is an image maker with a firm love for handicraft. In a very intuitive way, she imagines fragments of her surroundings in a new context. She loves to experiment with and combine different media like photography, drawing, collage, ceramics and textile. This has led her to play with food (with Alle Dagen Honger), organize exhibitions (with Huis Haas) and install shop windows (for Fresh) next to doing freelance illustration, design and editing jobs.